[Python-Dev] PEP: Adding data-type objects to Python
gmccaughan at synaptics-uk.com
Tue Oct 31 11:56:50 CET 2006
> > It might be better not to consider "bit" to be a
> > type at all, and come up with another way of indicating
> > that the size is in bits. Perhaps
> > 'i4' # 4-byte signed int
> > 'i4b' # 4-bit signed int
> > 'u4' # 4-byte unsigned int
> > 'u4b' # 4-bit unsigned int
> I like this. Very nice. I think that's the right way to look at it.
I remark that 'ib4' and 'ub4' make for marginally easier
parsing and less danger of ambiguity.
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